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I.A. Rehman

No shortcut to salvation

No shortcut to salvation

Have we reached a point where fresh elections are the only option? Published Oct 12, 2017 07:17am
NON-FICTION: AN EXTRAORDINARY DIARY

NON-FICTION: AN EXTRAORDINARY DIARY

A stark exposition of the conditions of women prisoners in Pakistan and a brave teenager’s remarkable personal struggle Published Oct 08, 2017 06:38am
No room for the truth

No room for the truth

The habit of denial has found a permanent place in the minds of Pakistanis. Updated Oct 05, 2017 12:28pm
Spare the young ones

Spare the young ones

Students have to be won over with love and affection instead of being hounded. Published Sep 28, 2017 07:04am
Mischief against the press

Mischief against the press

That the draft of an ordinance designed to strangulate the press was indeed prepared has been confirmed. Published Sep 14, 2017 05:35am
Foreign policy review

Foreign policy review

Unnecessary US-bashing will embolden friends of terrorist groups to openly challenge the state. Published Sep 07, 2017 02:11am
More ominous disappearances

More ominous disappearances

Pakistan continues to attract harsh notices from international organisations. Published Aug 31, 2017 07:19am
What freedom meant

What freedom meant

Why should the minorities alone celebrate Aug 11 with reference to the Quaid’s speech? Published Aug 10, 2017 02:05am
The issue is democracy

The issue is democracy

No system can realise its potential if it is as frequently disrupted as has happened in Pakistan. Published Aug 03, 2017 03:19am
Living by speculation

Living by speculation

The guessing game became livelier when the court started hearings on the JIT report. Published Jul 27, 2017 06:54am
Panama lessons

Panama lessons

It is time serious students of politics pondered the state’s distaste for democratic practices. Published Jul 20, 2017 07:13am
Foreign policy challenges

Foreign policy challenges

How far have we respected Jinnah’s ideal of friendship with all and malice towards none? Published Jul 13, 2017 06:59am
A display of loot culture

A display of loot culture

Citizens see in the services’ corruption proof that the state thrives by looting what belongs to the people. Published Jul 06, 2017 07:22am
Sports and sportsmanship

Sports and sportsmanship

The key to sportsmanship is treatment of sport as an essential cultural diversion. Published Jun 29, 2017 07:03am
The wages of insecurity

The wages of insecurity

Efforts to trifle with the independent status of the NCHR smack of mala fide intentions. Published Jun 22, 2017 03:49am
An outstanding journalist

An outstanding journalist

Mazhar Ali Khan’s career shows how literary and journalistic talent was suppressed by authoritarian rulers. Published Jun 15, 2017 04:43am